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  • 2017 Events

    14-16 July – Display at Australian Sheep & Wool Show, Bendigo 28 September – The Yanko On-Property Ram Sale

    Posted at March 29, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Australian Wool Initiative Young Growers China Tour

    Ian Cameron's account of the 2017 AWI young growers study tour along with 13 wool growers and 2 AWI representatives. The tour focused around meeting buyers and processing facilities near Shanghai including Sunshine Group, Tianyu Wool, Nanjing Wool Market and Xinao Knitwear Development Centre as well as the Nanshan Group in Longkou. It also visited AWI offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai to see research and developments in the use of the fibre and also ...

    Posted at March 29, 2017 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2016 Post Sale Report

    Despite 35mls of rain in the lead up to The Yanko On Property Ram Sale Stud Principles Hugh and Heather Cameron were pleased with the attendance, seeing six first time buyers and many return clients. There was an increase in the number of rams on offer from 64 last year to 72 with a full clearance to top of $5,500 and ...

    Posted at October 8, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2016 Ram Sale Catalogue

    Click here to download the 2016 Ram Sale Catalogue

    Posted at September 11, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Ram Plot Entertainment

    The Yanko have welcomed Ginger to the homestead. She is living up to her Jack Russell personality as quite the entertainer.

    Posted at September 10, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • How 2016 is Shaping Up…

    Read our July newsletter on how 2016 is shaping up. Download Here

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • 2016 – A Return to a Wet Winter!

    We experienced a hot and very dry Autumn in the Riverina. All ewes were fed into lambing which is not ideal, but important to keep energy levels high. Since the rain started at the end of April, we have now had 200mls (8 inches) and The Yanko has been transformed with swamps full, water in low lying areas and trefoil and native grasses all coming away. We are set for a wonderful Spring.

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Ram Sale to be held on Thursday 22 September, 2016

    We welcome you to our Ram Sale. Inspections from 10.00 am and a light lunch will be available.
Following the Sale there will be rams for private selection. We returned to holding an On Property Ram Sale in 2015 where we sold all 64 rams offered for auction, for a top price of $3,500 and average of $1,867.

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • Breeding Objectives

    Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBV’s) are available to help clients with selection of rams. Breeding values provide clients with greater information on each ram, helping to select sires
possessing the traits that best suit their operation and have the biggest impact on their bottom line. We endeavour to provide clients with the most up to date tools for the selection of their genetics, and with the help of ASBVs, rams can be assessed for fleece, carcase ...

    Posted at July 13, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
  • National Merino Challenge

    Over the weekend, the National Merino Challenge was held in Sydney with The Yanko sponsoring The University of Sydney’s team. Run by the AWI, the NMC is both a competition and learning tool for Secondary and Tertiary students looking to gain more knowledge about the Wool Industry and saw students travel from four states including WA, SA, VIC and NSW to attend the event. Unfortunately no one from the University’s team was in the winner’s circle, ...

    Posted at May 19, 2016 | By : | Categories : News | 0 Comment
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